Farley Mowat Biography

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Farley Mowat is considered by many to be "Canada's most famous author of nature lore," according to John Bemrose writing in Maclean's. With nearly forty published books and fourteen million copies of his works printed in thirty-five languages, Mowat's influence stretches far beyond the borders of his native country. Dubbed an "environmentalist and literary `agent provocateur,'" by Ben Macintyre in the London Times, Mowat writes for both adults and children and is known for his vivid powers of observation and the flair of his nonfiction storytelling technique, employing what he himself calls "subjective nonfiction" effects. Winner of dozens of awards and honors, Mowat infuses his work with an affection for the Canadian wilderness and its inhabitants, both human and other animals. His books offer tragic glimpses of the extinction of species at the hand of so-called "civilized" humans as well as strong warnings about the future of...

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